Vol 83 No 1 – Rural & Remote Medicine


Front cover art by Han Yan (Meds 2017)
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Rural and remote medicine
Melissa J MacPherson (Meds 2014)

Feature Articles

CPR and YOU: what every medical student needs to know about performing CPR
Lauren Prufer (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Dan Howes, MD, FRCPC (Departments of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care)Neurofibromatosis: an ideal model for interdisciplinary care
Caitlin VanDeCappelle (Meds 2014)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Sharan Goobie, MSc, MD, FRCPC (Department of Genetics)

What you need to know about imaging the liver: a practical review of current literature
Gaurav Bhattacharya (MD), Michael Kabiri (MD), Laura Callan (Meds 2015)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Michael Lock, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FRCPC Chair (Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology)

Radiation in the treatment of liver cancer: a review of the literature
Laura Callan (Meds 2015), Benjamin Beech (Meds 2016), Eugene Wong (PhD, FCCPM)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Michael Lock, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FRCPC Chair (Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology)

Technology in rural continuing medical education: using the information highway to close the distance
James Yan (Meds 2015)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Ken W Milne, MD, MSc, CCFP(EM), FCFP (Division of Emergency Medicine)

ICU management of complicated sepsis secondary to necrotizing fasciitis
Mathias Fricot (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Lois Champion, MD, FRCPC (Department of Anesthesia)
Observed Physician: Dr Philip George, MB, MRCP(UK), FRCPC (Staff Intensivist TBRHSC)

Departmental Articles

The baby blues: challenges and limitations of delivering obstetrics care in rural Canada
Denise Darmawikarta (Meds 2016), Alexander Levit (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Constance Nasello, MD, FRCSC (Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology)Ultrasound in the rural and remote healthcare setting
Pei Jun Zhao (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Rob Arntfield, MD, FRCPC (Division of Emergency Medicine)

What should rural doctors expect? A basic ethical challenge for rural practice
Arthur Shuster (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Saima Akhtar, MD, FRCSC (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Rural physician recruitment and retention
Michael Hewak (Meds 2016), Kyle Luong (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Munsif Bhimani, MSc, MD, CCFP(EM) (Department of Family Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine)

Lifestyle modification for the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Canadian Aboriginal population
Gabriela Meglei (Meds 2016), Keegan Guidolin (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Sylvia Orsini, MD, CCFP (Department of Family Medicine)

Bridging the distance: the evolution of transportation and communication technologies for medicine in rural Canada
Hao Li (Meds 2016), Wendy Cui (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Shelley McKellar, PhD (Department of History, Department of Surgery)

Newborn screening project for the Old Order Amish: an interview with Dr Victoria Siu
Jeffrey Law (Meds 2016), Kyle Pangka (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Victoria Siu, MD, FRCPC (Division of Genetics & Development)

Legal and policy issues in rural and remote medicine
Saad Ahmed (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Kevin Coughlin, MD, FRCPC, MHSc (Department of Pediatrics, Division of Maternal, Fetal & Newborn Health)

Telehealth in rural Canada: successes and challenges
Abdullah Nasser (Meds 2017), Nancy Chen (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Ted Osmun, MD, MClSc, CCFP (Department of Family Medicine)

Championing rural medicine: interview with Dr Ken Milne
Sissi Cao (Meds 2016), Han Yan (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Ken Milne, MD, MSc, CCFP(EM), FCFP (Department of Emergency Medicine)

Door-to-door-to-door: interhospital transfer for urgent percutaneous coronary intervention
Anthony Chow (Meds 2016), Bashiar Thejeel (Meds 2016)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Carolin Shepherd, MD

A fungus in the haystack: an unusual pediatric case of otomycosis from a rural farming area
Eric Roszell (Meds 2016), Craig Olmstead (Meds 2017)
Faculty Reviewer: Dr Michael John, MD, FRCPC (Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases)